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Unformatted text preview: STRESS STRESS Thoughts Thoughts Tension is who you think you should be. Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. -Chinese Proverb Relaxation is who you are. -Chinese Proverb Stress is the spice of life. -Hans Selye Stress is the spice of life. -Hans Selye Worry and stress affects the circulation, the heart, Worry and stress affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system, and the glands, the whole nervous system, and profoundly affects heart action. Charles Mayo profoundly affects heart action. Charles Mayo A man who suffers or stresses before it is A man who suffers or stresses before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary. necessary, suffers more than is necessary. -Seneca-Seneca What is Stress? What is Stress? What is a Stressor? What is a Stressor? http://www.palgrave.com/psychology/malim/pdfs/chap_11.pdf What is What is Fight or Flight? Fight or Flight? What is What is General Adaptation Syndrome? General Adaptation Syndrome? When a stressor occurs, the body's resistance initially drops, then rises sharply. It stays high throughout the second stage of the response, but ultimately can be sustained no longer and falls in exhaustion. If a second stressor is added to the first (see lower dotted curve), resistance is lower throughout and exhaustion reached sooner. When a stressor occurs, the body's resistance initially drops, then rises sharply. It stays high throughout the second stage of the response, but ultimately can be sustained no longer and falls in exhaustion. If a second stressor is added to the first (see lower dotted curve), resistance is lower throughout and exhaustion reached sooner. What are some problems with What are some problems with Selyes theory?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course PSYCH 531 taught by Professor Kelly during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.

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